Alternative investment specialist Aquila Capital has mandated KlimaInvest Green Concepts, a Hamburg-based energy and climate protection agency, to offset all CO2 emissions related to this year’s Global Summit 2019 by PEI Alternative Insight in Berlin, one of the world’s biggest conferences on infrastructure investments.
ESG & Responsible Investing
IHS Markit, a specialist in critical information, analytics and solutions, has launched an environmental, social and governance (ESG) data collection and reporting solution for private equity (PE) firms, venture capital (VC) firms, their portfolio companies and investors.
ADM Capital’s food-focussed Cibus Fund has closed at more than USD320 million, following its designation as the first Guernsey Green Fund.
Neuberger Berman, a private, independent, employee-owned investment manager, has appointed Jennifer Signori to the Principles for Responsible Investment's (PRI) Private Equity Advisory Committee.
Fitch Ratings has launched a new integrated scoring system that shows how environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors impact individual credit rating decisions.
MicroVest, a global impact investing asset management firm with USD368 million AUM, has appointed Phyllis Caldwell and Greg Gaeddert as new board members, effective November 2018.
By Arne Bolch, GSK Luxembourg – The 2016 Paris agreement on climate change as well as the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its Sustainable Development Goals may until recently not have been high on the agenda of asset management professionals. This may be about to change.
Impact investing has not always been the easiest ‘investment philosophy’ to benchmark, in terms of improving the health of the planet, and those who live on it, while also generating positive returns for investors. But one such fund, the New York-based Global Health Investment Fund (GHIF) is doing just that, financing the development of drugs, vaccines, diagnostics and other interventions to improve maternal and child healthcare in the developing world.
The Nobel Sustainability Growth Fund, which makes UK sustainable private equity investments to build technology, manufacturing, services and asset development and is managed by Jim Totty and Nick Curtis, is close to its first close.
Independent depositary firm INDOS Financial is now offering a new ESG oversight service, which will be led by Matthew Queree, the company’s newly-appointed Head of ESG Oversight.